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Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) attempts to knock down a floating puck while screening St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) in the first period of Game 6 in the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) attempts to knock down a floating puck while screening St. Louis Blues goaltender
Ryan Miller (39) in the first period of Game 6 in the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago
on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp (10) skates in on a break away scoring a goal on St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) in the third period of Game 6 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp (10) skates in on a break away scoring a goal on St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39)
in the third period of Game 6 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday,
April 27, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) grabs captain Jonathan Toews (19) after Toews scored a power play goal early in the third period of Game 6 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) grabs captain Jonathan Toews (19) after Toews scored a power play goal early in the
third period of Game 6 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.
The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media A young Blackhawk fan watches the third period of the NHL Playoff series Game 6 between the St. Louis Blues the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media A young Blackhawk fan watches the third period of the NHL Playoff series Game 6 between the St. Louis Blues the Chicago
Blackhawks at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the St. Louis Blues
5-1 and will advance to the semi-finals. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) reacts after loosing his mask in the first period of Game 6 in the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) reacts after loosing his mask in the
first period of Game 6 in the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United
Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 27, 2014.
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Blackhawks forward Ben Smith (28) battles with St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz for the puck off a face off in the second period during Game 4 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 4-3 in overtime.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks forward Ben Smith (28) battles with St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz for the puck off a face off in the
second period during Game 4 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on
Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 4-3 in overtime.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) tries to glove a loose puck in the third period during Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 4-3 in overtime.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Louis Blues goaltender Ryan Miller (39) tries to glove a loose puck in the third period during Game 4 against the Chicago
Blackhawks of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 4-3 in overtime. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews (19) and forward Bryan Bickell (29) celebrate after Bickell tied the game 3-3 late in the third period during Game 4 against they St. Louis Blues of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues 4-3 in overtime.     | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews (19) and forward Bryan Bickell (29) celebrate after
Bickell tied the game 3-3 late in the third period during Game 4 against the
St. Louis Blues of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center
in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks defeated the Blues
4-3 in overtime. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (50) makes a save with St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz (9) in front of him in the second period during Game 4 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (50) makes a save with St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz (9) in front of him
in the second period during Game 4 of the first-round NHL hockey playoff series at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday,
April 23, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
Deneja Conley 13, places balloons at the memorial site for her cousin Michael Flournoy III  who was shot and killed near the corner of 93rd street and Dobson Ave. on Chicago's south on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  Flournoy was shot and killed near that intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Deneja Conley 13, places balloons at the memorial site for her cousin Michael Flournoy III who was shot and killed near the
corner of 93rd street and Dobson Ave. on Chicago’s south on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Flournoy was shot and killed near that
intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Samuel Woods and his wife mourn the death of their 16 year old grandson Michael Flournoy III near the corner of 93rd street and Dobson Ave. on Chicago's south on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  Flournoy was shot and killed near that intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Samuel Woods and his wife mourn the death of their 16 year old grandson Michael Flournoy III near the corner of 93rd street
and Dobson Ave. on Chicago’s south on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Flournoy was shot and killed near that
intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Tymeka Woods (3rd from left) is lead up to the memorial site for her son, 16 year old Michael Flournoy III before the start of a vigil where Flournoy was shot and killed near the corner of 93rd street and Dobson Ave. on Chicago's south on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  Flournoy was shot and killed near that intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Tymeka Woods (3rd from left) is lead up to the memorial site for her son, 16 year old Michael Flournoy III before the start of
a vigil where Flournoy was shot and killed near the corner of 93rd street and Dobson Ave. on Chicago’s south on
Sunday, April 6, 2014. Flournoy was shot and killed near that intersection on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
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New Trier junior Rebecca Lindblad (7) battles Loyola freshman Valerie Caldwell (14) for the puck early in the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  New Trier defeated Loyola 3-2 in double overtime.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier junior Rebecca Lindblad (7) battles Loyola freshman Valerie Caldwell (14) for the puck early in the Illinois State
Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-2 in double
overtime. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola goaltender Mia Rascia (35) makes a save on New Trier senior Elizabeth Hoff (73) during the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  New Trier defeated Loyola 3-2 in double overtime.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola goaltender Mia Rascia (35) makes a save on New Trier senior Elizabeth Hoff (73) during the Illinois State Championship
game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014. New Trier defeated Loyola 3-2 in double overtime.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier junior Ivy Dynek (77) throws her gear after he team defeated Loyola 3-2 in double overtime in the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier junior Ivy Dynek (77) throws her gear after her team defeated Loyola 3-2 in
double overtime in the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center
in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Glebrook North goaltender Nathan Berger (20) dives to cover the puck in the second period during the Illinois State Championship game against New Trier at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  New Trier defeated Glenbrook North 2-1.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Glenbrook North goaltender Nathan Berger (20) dives to cover the puck in the second period during the Illinois State
Championship game against New Trier at the United Center in Chicago on
Thursday, March 20, 2014. New Trier defeated Glenbrook North 2-1.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Glenbrook North junior Christopher Zhang (16) tries to control the puck around a divining New Trier junior Matt Boscow (47) in the first period of the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  New Trier defeated Glenbrook North 2-1. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Glenbrook North junior Christopher Zhang (16) tries to control the puck around a divining New Trier junior Matt Boscow (47)
in the first period of the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on
Thursday, March 20, 2014. New Trier defeated Glenbrook North 2-1.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier junior Matt Garcia (65) celebrates with the Illinois State Championship trophy after his team defeated Glenbrook North 2-1 at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier junior Matt Garcia (65) celebrates with the Illinois State Championship trophy after his team defeated Glenbrook
North 2-1 at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier players celebrate after defeating Glenbrook North 2-1 in the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center in Chicago on Thursday, March 20, 2014.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier players celebrate after defeating Glenbrook North 2-1 in the Illinois State Championship game at the United Center
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Artist Curtis Locke stands near a collection of "dibs" parking space savers in the backyard of his Hyde Park home on Saturday, February, 15, 2014.  Since early February this year Locke has been collecting people's "dibs" parking space savers throughout Chicago neighborhoods.  He plans to make a public art installations with the collected pieces before the winter is over.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke stands near a collection of “dibs” parking space savers in the backyard of his Hyde Park home on
Saturday, February, 15, 2014. Since early February this year Locke has been collecting people’s “dibs” parking
space savers throughout Chicago neighborhoods. He plans to make a public art installations with the collected
pieces before the winter is over. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke adjusts a chair in his "Marcel Duchamp Dibs Garden" outside his Hyde Park home on Saturday, February, 15, 2014.    Since early February this year Locke has been collecting people's "dibs" parking space savers throughout Chicago neighborhoods.  He plans to make a public art installations with the collected pieces before the winter is over.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke adjusts a chair in his “Marcel Duchamp Dibs Garden” outside his Hyde Park home on Saturday,
February, 15, 2014. Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke sits in chair that is part of his collection of "dibs" parking space savers in his backyard on Saturday, February, 15, 2014.  Since early February this year Locke has been collecting people's "dibs" parking space savers throughout Chicago neighborhoods.  He plans to make a public art installations with the collected pieces before the winter is over.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke sits in chair that is part of his collection of “dibs” parking space savers in his backyard on Saturday,
February, 15, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke shows off a "dibs" parking space saver that is made of a jug and frozen water with a red plastic bag attached outside his Hyde Park home on Saturday, February, 15, 2014.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Artist Curtis Locke shows off a “dibs” parking space saver that is made of a jug and frozen water with a red plastic bag
attached outside his Hyde Park home on Saturday, February, 15, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
Mario and Julie Greco sit with their six rescue dogs on a window bench designed low enough for the dogs to lookout at their Old Irving Park neighborhood home on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  The Greco's built the 6,600 square foot home with a few amenities to help accommodate their dogs.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mario and Julie Greco sit with their six rescue dogs on a window bench designed low enough for the dogs to lookout at their
Old Irving Park neighborhood home on Thursday, January 30, 2014. The Greco’s built the 6,600 square foot home with a few
amenities to help accommodate their dogs. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Julie Greco holds her pomeranian "Sugar" while the other rescue dogs lounge in the entertainment area of the 6,600 square foot home on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Julie Greco holds her pomeranian “Sugar” while the other rescue dogs lounge in the entertainment area of the 6,600 square
foot home on Thursday, January 30, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media "Bongo" a Chihuahua mix and "Shirley" a Bernese Mountain dog sit on the master bed near a memorial wall of past and present dogs in the Greco home on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media “Bongo” a Chihuahua mix and “Shirley” a Bernese Mountain dog sit on the master bed near a memorial wall of past and
present dogs in the Greco home on Thursday, January 30, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Julie Greco opens a built in dog gate letting "Howard" downstairs in her Old Irving Park neighborhood home on Thursday, January 30, 2014.  Greco and her husband Mario built the 6,600 square foot home with a few amenities to help accommodate their dogs.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Julie Greco opens a built in dog gate letting “Howard” downstairs in her Old Irving Park neighborhood home on
Thursday, January 30, 2014. Greco and her husband Mario built the 6,600 square foot home with a few
amenities to help accommodate their dogs. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
Metra riders check their cell phones while waiting for trains to depart at the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago on Monday, January, 6, 2014.  Many train routes were delayed or canceled due to the areas weather conditions.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Metra riders check their cell phones while waiting for trains to depart at the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown
Chicago on Monday, January, 6, 2014. Many train routes were delayed or canceled due to the areas weather conditions.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Metra riders walk past a temperature gauge while entering the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago on Monday, January, 6, 2014.  Many train routes were delayed or canceled due to the weather conditions.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Metra riders walk past a temperature gauge while entering the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago on
Monday, January, 6, 2014. Many train routes were delayed or canceled due to the weather conditions.
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Niles North's Calvin Rosenburgh (left) tries to pin Niles West's John Isaac in the 170lbs weight class during the Niles Township Takedown Challenge at Niles North High School on Friday, January, 3, 2014.  Rosenburgh defeated Isaac.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Niles North’s Calvin Rosenburgh (left) tries to pin Niles West’s John Isaac in the 170lbs weight class match during the
Niles Township Takedown Challenge at Niles North High School on Friday, January, 3, 2014. Rosenburgh defeated Isaac.
Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media A Chicago firefighter removes broken glass from a window after responding to a fire on the 14th floor of a building at 1100 N. Lake Shore drive on Friday, January, 3, 2014.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media A Chicago firefighter removes broken glass from a window after responding to a fire on the 14th floor of a building at 1100 N.
Lake Shore drive on Friday, January, 3, 2014. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) carries the puck around the net while being pressured by LA Kings defenseman Matt Greene (2) in the second period during the home game on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw (65) carries the puck around the net while being pressured by LA Kings
defenseman Matt Greene (2) in the second period during the home game on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Antti Raanta (31) looks at the puck before gloving it out of the air in the second period during the home game against the LA Kings on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Antti Raanta (31) looks at the puck before gloving it out of the air in the
second period during the home game against the LA Kings on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews (19) looks to pass the puck in the offensive zone during the second period during in the game against the LA Kings on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews (19) looks to pass the puck in the offensive zone during
the second period in the game against the LA Kings on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad (20) tries to get around LA Kings defenseman Matt Greene (2) in the second period during the home game on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad (20) tries to get around LA Kings defenseman Matt Greene (2) in the second period
during the home game on Sunday, December 15, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus (26, left) battles LA Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26) for the puck in mid air during the third period on Sunday, December 15, 2013.  The Blackhawks defeated the LA Kings 3-1.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus (26, left) battles LA Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26) for the puck in mid air
during the third period on Sunday, December 15, 2013. The Blackhawks defeated the LA Kings 3-1.
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Mark Gonka, Lead Trainer/Marine Mammals Chicago Zoological Society Staff, reaches his hand out to pet the unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mark Gonka, Lead Trainer/Marine Mammals Chicago Zoological Society Staff, reaches his hand out to pet the unnamed
6-week-old dolphin calf at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media An unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf comes up for air while swimming around a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media An unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf comes up for air while swimming around a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo
on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mark Gonka, Lead Trainer/Marine Mammals Chicago Zoological Society Staff, watches as the unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf swims by in a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mark Gonka, Lead Trainer/Marine Mammals Chicago Zoological Society Staff, watches as the unnamed 6-week-old dolphin
calf swims by in a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media An unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf swims around a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media An unnamed 6-week-old dolphin calf swims around a small pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Tapeko, a 31-year-old dolphin, swims with her 8-week-old calf in a pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Tapeko, a 31-year-old dolphin, swims with her 8-week-old calf in a pool at the Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
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Loyola Academy junior Maria Jardeleza competes in the 100 Yard Butterfly event during the during IHSA State Swimming Finals at New Trier High School on Saturday, November 23, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Loyola Academy junior Maria Jardeleza competes in the 100 Yard Butterfly event during the during IHSA State Swimming
Finals at New Trier High School on Saturday, November 23, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Hinsdale Central junior Matt Rafferty (32) tries to grab a rebound during the Hinsdale Central First Annual Red Devil Thanksgiving Tournament game against Chicago De La Salle on Friday, November 29, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Hinsdale Central junior Matt Rafferty (32) tries to grab a rebound during the Hinsdale Central First Annual Red Devil
Thanksgiving Tournament game against Chicago De La Salle on Friday, November 29, 2013.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier seniors Kara Lucenti (left) and Juliette Corboy celebrate by jumping into the pool with the first place IHSA State Swimming Finals trophy at New Trier High School on Saturday, November 23, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media New Trier seniors Kara Lucenti (left) and Juliette Corboy celebrate by jumping into the pool with the first place IHSA State
Swimming Finals trophy at New Trier High School on Saturday, November 23, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Charles East senior Shea Hoyt competes in the 100 Yard Breaststroke event during the IHSA State Swimming Preliminary Finals at New Trier High School on Friday, November 22, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media St. Charles East senior Shea Hoyt competes in the 100 Yard Breaststroke event during the IHSA State Swimming
Preliminary Finals at New Trier High School on Friday, November 22, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Downers Grove North senior Gabby Simms reacts after finishing in first place in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay event during the IHSA State Swimming Finals at New Trier High School on Saturday, November 23, 2013.  | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Downers Grove North senior Gabby Simms reacts after finishing in first place
in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay event during the IHSA
State Swimming Finals at New Trier High School
on Saturday, November 23, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media North School Elementary second graders Danny Lustig 7, and Isabella Boland 7, use a magnifying glass to view miniature books that are on display from Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday, November 21, 2013.  Conservators are restoring the castle that became a permanent exhibit when it was donated to the museum in 1949.    | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media North School Elementary second graders Danny Lustig 7, and Isabella Boland 7, use a magnifying glass to view miniature
books that are on display from Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday,
November 21, 2013.
Conservators are restoring the castle that became a permanent exhibit when it was donated to the museum in 1949.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mayor Rahm Emanuel gives a thumbs up after the city budget was approved with a vote of 45-5 during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Mayor Rahm Emanuel gives a thumbs up after the city budget was approved with a vote of 45-5 during the City Council
meeting on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Hinsdale South senior Marcel Phillips (11) looses the ball after being fouled driving to the net during the Hinsdale Central 1st Annual Red Devil Thanksgiving Tournament game against Carl Sandburg on Friday, November 29, 2013.  Hinsdale South defeated Sandburg 56-40. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Hinsdale South senior Marcel Phillips (11) looses the ball after being fouled driving to the net during the Hinsdale Central
First Annual Red Devil Thanksgiving Tournament game against Carl Sandburg on Friday, November 29, 2013.
Hinsdale South defeated Sandburg 56-40. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media
Stephanie Payne of Chicago, ligths candles outside of Charlie Trotters now closed restaurant during a candle light vigil for Trotter, who died at the age of 54 in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  Payne moved to Chicago after reading Charlie Trotters book and went on to work for him at the restaurant for 7 years. | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Stephanie Payne of Chicago, lights candles outside of Charlie Trotters former restaurant during a candle light vigil for
Trotter, who died at the age of 54 in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Payne moved to Chicago after reading
Charlie Trotters book and went on to work for him at the restaurant for 7 years.
Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chef Art Smith, owner of Table 52 restaurant, hugs Jennifer Trotter, sister-in-law of Charlie Trotter, during a candle light vigil for Trotter outside of his now closed restaurant in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  Trotter died at the age of 54.   | Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Chef Art Smith, owner of Table 52 restaurant, hugs Jennifer Trotter, sister-in-law of Charlie Trotter, during a candle light vigil
for Trotter outside of his former restaurant in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. Trotter died at the age of 54.
| Michael Jarecki/For Sun-Times Media Fernando Mojica(left) and Drew Freeman celebrate their engagement and the passing of the of same-sex marriage law in Illinois at Sidetrack bar in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.   Michael Jarecki for Time Out Chicago Fernando Mojica(left) and Drew Freeman celebrate their engagement and the passing of the of same-sex marriage law in Illinois
at Sidetrack bar in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Michael Jarecki for Time Out Chicago Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks with Brad Balof at Sidetrack club where people are celebrating the passage of the Illinois gay marriage bill in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.   Michael Jarecki for Time Out Chicago Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks with Brad Balof at Sidetrack club where people are celebrating the passage of the Illinois
gay marriage bill in Chicago on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Michael Jarecki for Time Out Chicago